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noun [uncountable] humanity pronunciation in British English /hjuːˈmænəti/
  1. 1
    all the people who are living in the world

    Weapons of this type are a threat to the survival of humanity.

    crimes against humanity (=crimes against a very large number of people):

    He was charged on six counts of crimes against humanity.

  2. 2
    a kind and sympathetic attitude towards other people, especially when they are suffering in some way

    He was lacking in basic humanity.

  3. 3
    the state of being human, and of behaving and thinking in the same way as other people

    By respecting other cultures, we affirm our common humanity.

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